National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
Assistant, Associate, Professor of Economics and Public Policy

Applications are invited for an Assistant, Associate, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Section: International: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured) in Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan.

JEL Classification: A1 - General Economics
Deadline Date: 11/30/2012

The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), founded in 1997 as a stand-alone national graduate university focused on policy studies, aims to cultivate public policy leaders and professionals who will play key roles in democratic governance. We are international in our faculty, our student body and our outlook. We are currently seeking candidates for a position to start in Fall 2013 (exact timing is negotiable).

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: We are interested in scholars conducting research in the public policy areas and invite applications from a wide range of fields, including, international economics, health, public finance (both local and national), etc. Candidates must have the desire and ability to teach courses in a professional program in public policy. Candidates must show record or promise of scholarly productivity and publications in high-quality academic journals. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Economics or one firmly expected by August 2013.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Appointees will be required to teach 6 to 8 units (3-4 half courses) per year in English. The appointee is also expected to conduct high level research and to contribute administratively.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications received by November 30, 2012, will be considered for interviews at the AEA annual meeting in San Diego on January 4-6, 2013.

All applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate school transcripts, samples of current research papers. Candidates should request that two letters of reference be submitted on their behalf directly to the search committee. Application materials and/or inquiries should be sent electronically to The GRIPS Economics Search Committee at


National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
7-22-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku
Tokyo 106-8677, Japan

Posted 9/23/12